Articles on Ukraine

In Asia, local concerns outweigh global significance of the Ukraine crisis (Commentary)

François Godement - 20 May 2014

China stands to gain more than it would lose from discouraging Western intervention whereas the weak US and EU responses worry Japan and Taiwan.

The Global Consequences of Ukraine (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 20 May 2014

ECFR launches an ambitious new strand of work on the global consequences of the Ukraine crisis

The Passive-Aggressive Donbas (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 14 May 2014

An opinion poll in Ukraine shows results radically different from the latest referendum

Ukraine: A Failing State, or the Survival of the Old State? (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson and Oleksander Andreyev - 09 May 2014

Is Kiev's new government willing and able to make radical changes to the old system?

The revolution in Putin’s head (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 29 April 2014

In Moscow, the ideological, geopolitical and economic rule book is being rewritten.

Despite Crimea, Finland and Sweden stay wary of NATO (Commentary)

Suvi Turtiainen - 22 April 2014

Russia's North-Western neighbours take a cautious approach after events in Crimea.

Putin's plan (Commentary)

Stefan Meister - 17 April 2014

Everything Putin is doing in Ukraine is intended to improve his bargaining position with the West.

The role of Russian gas in Ukraine (Commentary)

Chi-Kong Chyong - 16 April 2014

Russian gas has a profound effect on Ukraine's politics and economy.

European insecurity after Crimea (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 11 April 2014

The "express annexation" of Crimea has raised the issue of the continuing need for security guarantees in Europe.

Why Crimea matters (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 10 April 2014

The annexation of Crimea could begin the dissolution of the western-led international order